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Pakistan to introduce its first ever remote sensing satellite in March 2018

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Amna Ansar Oct 05, 2017
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Pakistan to introduce its first ever remote remote sensing satellite in March 2018. Pakistan Space & Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) revealed that the satellite is in development stage.

Qaiser Anees Khurram, the chairman of SUPARCO said, “Our first optical remote sensing satellite is all set to be launched in 2018.”

“Our first optical remote sensing satellite is all set to be launched in 2018” Chairman of Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) Qaiser Anees Khurram announced in Islamabad. The other will be an experimental satellite.

“Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) will make Pakistan self-reliant in multispectral imaging,” he revealed.

Thus this satellite will save a huge amount used for the account of satellite imagery. Right now only one satellite of Pakistan is up in space.

“Our communication satellite Paksat-1R is up and running with efficient provision of communication and broadcast services throughout the country and neighbouring regions,” he added.

According to reports, satellite will help in making country economically stable.

SUPARCO in collaboration with Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) will hold sky stimulation shows which are starting from 18 October and will continue till 21 October.

Additionally, as a celebration a two-day space family fair will also be conducted at the PAF Museum. The fair will be held on October 22 and 23. This function will be comprised of various activities like space movie theatre, sky observation, micro-gravity experiments, robotic manipulator, university project competition, model-making competition and display of satellite models.

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